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Fashion Styling

One Year Course
UG Diploma in Fashion Styling is a one-year course custom-made for individuals from various backgrounds of education who have their interests and skills aligned with fashion and apparel styling. The course is framed in a non-semester pattern and provides aspirants with professional training in fashion styling which concentrates on creating complete looks according to the theme, event, personal style, trends, etc. It emphasizes design, commercial style, personal shopping, image makeover, etc. The students will be trained with hands-on practical sessions supported with strong knowledge of the theories of fashion concepts.
  • Fashion History & References
  • Color Analysis
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Personal/Celebrity Styling
  • Fashion Sketching And Illustration
  • Draping Technology
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A student with a UG diploma in Fashion Design from DOT is well equipped to practice on their own as an apparel designer or to be placed as an intern in a design boutique or under a costume designer/stylist. The students can also find employment opportunities in the retail sector such as ready-made garment dealers, buying houses and apparel manufacturers.


  • General Fashion Theory
  • Color matching & theme research
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Basic draping techniques
  • Business & Marketing skills
  • self-management strategies


What are the Selection Criteria to Join UG Diploma in Fashion Styling at DOT School of Design

DOT School of Design conducts DOT-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) applicable for students interested to start their Design education at DOT. DOT-DAT comprises two levels –

  • Written Examination : Round 1 - Creative Quotient Test (CQ Test) Round 2 - On Table Test
  • Portfolio Submission

The students qualifying both the levels are selected for further counseling & admission procedures. For more information on DOT-DAT, Click here.

Who are all suitable for a UG Diploma in Fashion Styling?

Any candidate with a keen interest in developing his/her/their skills in Fashion styling and outfit design is suitable for the program. Through the Diploma program, students gain the skills and the industry connections required to kickstart a lucrative career.

What is the eligibility for joining a one-year Diploma Program in Fashion Styling?

The students are required to possess the following minimum qualification to be able to pursue a UG Diploma in Fashion Styling. In addition, one needs to pass the DOT-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) to qualify. Know more details at https://www.dotsod.in/admissions/.

  • MODE OF SELECTION - DOT-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) & Portfolio Submission
  • PREREQUISITE/ELIGIBILITY - Successful completion of 10th std / Secondary school
How long does the Diploma Course in Fashion Styling take to complete?
Fashion Styling is a one-year undergraduate diploma program.
What is the fee and are there any financial assistance programs for the students

The fee prescribed for this course is Rs.60,000/- which is inclusive of the entire course of study. Deserving candidates from underprivileged backgrounds are eligible for Scholarships through our outreach program, the CLAP initiative. Click here for more details.

Is there accommodation available for stay in the college?
Yes, the college has its accommodation facility with a canteen.
Will we have any expert training sessions, workshops and internships?

As DOT believes in imparting hands-on knowledge to the students, the curriculum includes frequent expert training sessions, practical sessions, guest lectures from industry experts, workshops & internship opportunities. DOT also offers assistance programs to the students such as,

INCO - Industry Connect, which facilitates the students to directly interact & work with the industry professionals.
IRC - Incubation Research Centre, where the students are given 360° guidance to start up their own practice and to be entrepreneurs in this effervescent field.
Fablab - A fully equipped high-tech workspace that is accessible to the students as well as to any designer from the industry. The designers can also enlist the students as interns for their projects.

What is my future after completing a UG diploma in Fashion Styling at DOT School of Design?
The students have a plethora of opportunities awaiting them after their graduation. Because of a graduate certification from a recognized institute, the students have more credibility once they enter the industry. Also, DOT offers various Industry connect programs that help the students get internships or placement options along with a strong foothold & contact database in the industry, even before entering it. Kindly refer to the career opportunities section on this page for more details.
How many seats are allocated for the Fashion Styling UG Diploma course?
A total of 15 seats are available for this UG Diploma Course.
What are the facilities offered by DOT School of Design for the students of the UG Diploma course in Fashion Styling?
DOT School of Design is equipped with a state-of-the-art infrastructure designed to train and inspire students. Students are provided with
  • open studios and lecture halls.
  • Fully equipped laboratories and research facilities.
  • Workshops & advanced equipments
  • Experienced faculties.
  • State of the art AV Room & Amphitheatre
  • Library & Interaction spaces
  • Locker storage
  • Hostel & Transportation Facilities
  • Wifi-enabled campus
To know more about the infrastructure at DOT, click here.
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